City of Charlotte’s Charlotte Area Transit System is requesting contractual services for our In-Ground Vehicle Lift PM and Repair Services.
CATS operates approximately 20 in-ground vehicle lifts in its two facilities. Majority of the lifts are 2 post vertical rise. CATS also has 2 triple post vertical rise lifts and 3 parallelogram lifts. The facilities are located at 3145 South Tryon and 900 North Davidson St, Charlotte NC.
STS (Special Transportation Services) vehicle replacement for FY19. FY19 plan to purchase approximately 11 new ADA (Americans Disability Acts) vehicles. STS (Special Transportation Services) needs to purchase eleven LPG powered replacement paratransit buses, that adhere to the specifications.
CATS STS (Special Transportation Services) needs to purchase 10 Paratransit Vehicles (buses)
The scope of this solicitation is to establish a contract for the purchase and delivery of body shop paint and other relate supplies so that the buses can be repaired and painted back to OE specifications. Bids will be received until 2:00 p.m. on May 19, 2021 at which time they will be opened and publicly read.
A Pre-Bid conference will not be held for this solicitation. The meeting link for the bid opening is https://charlotte.webex.com/join/Nicole.Hatch or join by phone 1-650-479-3207 or 1-855-244-8681 Access code: 172 250 2911
CATS to Purchase:
5 – 15 passenger vans
5 – 10 passenger transit vans
11 – 7 passenger SUV, or minivans
Light Rail Train Control and Signaling Systems. The parts that are being purchased under this contract are for replacement parts and inventory stock spares required to maintain the tracks signaling system, grade crossings and train control.
The spare parts that are being purchased are for maintenance replacement spares required to maintain the LYNX Blue Line track lubricating equipment. These items are being purchased from the original OEM in order to guarantee interchangeability with existing hardware.
The CATS BOD currently operates two stand alone bus maintenance facilities. These facilities operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, running a total of 11,682,341 miles per year. Each facility has specific vehicle types assigned to it. Types of bus routes include, regional commuter service, circulator service, fixed route transit as well as on demand service. At present, there are 304 buses with either Allison H40/ 50 EP Hybrid Drive Systems or Allison Hydraulic Transmissions. CATS is searching for a vendor to repair these hybrid buses since CATS does not have the capability to fix them.
BOD (Bus Operations Division) requires a goods contract to purchase OEM (Original Equipment Manufacture) MCI (Motor Coach Industry)/New flyer parts